Women are the stronger sex

The May 30 edition of The Economist leads with a provocative, informative and instructive article, heralding “social change” the like of which the world...

Gentrification and the death of Black communities

There is no city in this country where Black people are safe from the current method of displacement known as “gentrification.” Washington, D.C. once had...

Same 50-year-old dynamics will produce civil unrest

RICHARD COHEN TRICE EDNEY WIRE The indictment of six Baltimore police officers in connection with the death of Freddie Gray was greeted with cheers from many...

When coattails become halter-top

There are more than a few elected officials that slid into public office on the coattails of President Barack Obama. The extraordinary high turnout of...

Malcolm X would struggle against ‘House Negro’ leaders

Malcolm X would have been 90 years old last week if he had not been assassinated at the age of 39 in 1965. His impact...

When the US Army addressed racial tensions

I remember sitting at a boring lecture in a sociology class my senior year at the University of Wisconsin. I was reading a newspaper,...

‘Black Lives Matter’ slogan ignores self-destructive behavior




DERRYCK GREEN PROJECT 21 “Black Lives Matter” is a great slogan. As a Black man, I agree Black lives matter just as much as the lives...

Catholic Ireland is trailblazer for gay rights

ANTHONY L. HALL, ESQ. FLORIDA COURIER COLUMNIST It might seem a surreal joke, but Ireland became the first nation in the world to legalize gay marriage...

Searching for the ‘Compassionate Conservative’

One of the principles of civics that I hold inviolate is that which tells me to vote for the candidate who’s most likely to...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 257

El-Hajj Malik el Shabazz – Malcolm X would have been 90 this week. I have four Black activist role models – Malcolm (Black people...

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